trash folder disappears when emptying trash



MailNews Core
Networking: POP
15 years ago
10 years ago


(Reporter: Peter Kroll, Assigned: (not reading, please use instead))


Windows XP

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15 years ago
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113

The trash folder disappears when the trash bin is building a summary list and I
right click on the trash folder and click Empty Trash.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup a POP3 account in Mozilla
2. Download 30,000 (this is what happened to me, not sure how you guys will
confirm it) email messages.
3. Select All emails and delete
4. Click on Trash folder, the status bar will say building summary
5. Right click on Trash folder and click Empty Trash

Actual Results:  
Trash folder disappears.

Expected Results:  
Trash folder should be emptied.

Comment 1

15 years ago
If you close down all mozilla windows and open mozilla back up the Trash folder
does reappear.
Product: MailNews → Core
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